Re: Problem with dependency handling in debian (driving me crazy!)
On Sat, 26 Jun 2004, José Ildefonso Camargo Tolosa wrote:
> The thing is: I have to leave some MTA installed in order to install my
> own, just to make sure other packages doesn't break as well
> Anyway, all that I'm asking to be discussed is the possibility of "an
> option" in aptitude/dselect wich allows one to just bypass the
> dependency handling (something like ignoring conflicts between packages
> wich have the same functionality).
You need to install the equivs package.
> I really like Debian because: It it more stable than many others even in
> the "unstable" branch (wich is what I use), It mantains ports for many
> plataforms. But that @#$% package managment system is really bothering me.
You need to learn how to make your own packages.
Jaldhar H. Vyas <firstname.lastname@example.org>
La Salle Debain - http://www.braincells.com/debian/